Archive for Ryan Haynes

  • Official – 20GB PS3 to be discontinued in States

    Official – 20GB PS3 to be discontinued in States

    By 12 April 2007

    We brought you news that several stores across America had decided to drop the 20G PS3, we now bring you the official word - Sony will discontinue the lower spec model in the US. The official statement says, "At launch, we offered two separate models...

  • GPS now available for the HTC P3600

    GPS now available for the HTC P3600

    By 12 April 2007

    Following its release in September last year, users of the HTC P3600 can now access GPS software. A deal with TomTom means that HTC is able to use the company’s Navigator 6 software for maps and directions. If you have one of these then you might want...

  • MySpace blocks Photobucket

    MySpace blocks Photobucket

    By 12 April 2007

    MySpace is further considering expanding its range of features it offers to users to prevent third parties cashing in on its phenomenon. This week, MySpace blocked all video and slideshow content from Photobucket because it apparently broke its terms...

  • Logic3 launches portable iPod alarm

    Logic3 launches portable iPod alarm

    By 12 April 2007

    There are several thousand iPod accessories on the market, and here's another to add to your collection. The i-Station IS10 for all your early morning rises. Handily enough, the alarm clock iPod dock does seem to allow you to choose your music collection...

  • Sony to begin selling OLED TVs

    Sony to begin selling OLED TVs

    By 12 April 2007

    The company has talked about taking TVs a further step away from the traditional bulky sets for nearly five year. Sony has announced it is set to start selling the OLED TV format within the year. Samsung, Toshiba and Cannon have toyed with this for a...

  • Orange secret Samsung release

    Orange secret Samsung release

    By 12 April 2007

    It was widely announced at the end of last year it would be available at the end of spring and now the Samsung i600 is coming to the UK. Orange is yet to make any official announcement, however it has been found on their website. We reported on the prospective...

  • Faster file-sharing on the horizon

    Faster file-sharing on the horizon

    By 12 April 2007

    We hailed broadband when it gave us faster download speeds. Now a trio of researchers have discovered a way to get files to your PC faster. Current file sharing techniques rely on the number of people online at the time to share the file. A new technology,...

  • Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX products

    Samsung launches new mobile WiMAX products

    By 12 April 2007

    Samsung has taken the wireless generation a step further with its launch today of three new products in Korea connecting to WiBro. First up, the SPH-M8100 is a PDA WiBro smartphone with wireless internet, voice and video call services through WiBro and...

  • Calling costs abroad set to be cut

    Calling costs abroad set to be cut

    By 12 April 2007

    An international ring tone indicates the pounds rolling up on the recipients phone bill. However this could be coming to an end in Europe after a successful vote by a committee representing the policy. European Commission proposals are advising the EU...

  • Apple considering subscription model for iTunes

    Apple considering subscription model for iTunes

    By 12 April 2007

    Rumours are escalating on the web that Apple is to offer a monthly subscription service that would offer users an "all you can eat" service to its iTunes store. The move would pitch it up against Napsters' To Go service as well as Virgin Digital in the...

  • Orange opt for 2-year locked contract

    Orange opt for 2-year locked contract

    By 11 April 2007

    First there was pay-as-you-go, then mobile networks decided to beat competitors with extended extra-value 18-month contracts. Now, Orange has said that it is pushing customers towards a 24-month contractual obligation. If you're prepared to wait 2 years...

  • Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick

    Flash memory vending machine at Gatwick

    By 11 April 2007

    Travelling used to require you stocking up on magazines, film for the camera and suntan lotion, however Kingston Technology is hoping you'll add memory cards to that list instead of film with the installation of a memory card vending machine at Gatwick...

  • TomTom Rider for bikers

    TomTom Rider for bikers

    By 11 April 2007

    If you fancied biking across Europe but feared getting lost, TomTom has launched two new products especially for bikers. With less worry of low-hanging bridges and narrow roads, bikers can enjoy the comfort of a new TomTom range with the four-icon touchscreen...

  • Orange introduces the SPV E650

    Orange introduces the SPV E650

    By 11 April 2007

    If you're a mobile businessperson your workload is about to get that little bit lighter. Orange has announced its first Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0-powered smartphone. The SPV E650 comes in a compact design with the ability to connect with Wi-Fi, EDGE...

  • Album artwork comeback with Digital Jewel Box

    Album artwork comeback with Digital Jewel Box

    By 11 April 2007

    An ingenious design has cropped up all across the net from an individual who has combined WiFi with music and album artwork. The Digital Jewel Box concept brings back artwork to albums and singles in the digital age. If you have missed pulling out the...

  • 3 opens up mobile internet

    3 opens up mobile internet

    By 11 April 2007

    Mobile networks are sprinting to get ahead in the mobile internet market and 3 has opened the doors with a £5 flat-rate unlimited package. As an extension to its X-Series, following the launch with the Nokia N73, 3 is releasing the service on all recently...

  • Windows users urged up security

    Windows users urged up security

    By 11 April 2007

    Following further flaws in Microsoft’s security, Windows users are being urged to update and download the latest security patches to protect themselves. In Microsoft's monthly security update five patches are strongly advised for installation, four...

  • Sony unveils USB music player

    Sony unveils USB music player

    By 11 April 2007

    Music players are getting smaller and appearing to be more user friendly. The new Sony DAP is easily mistakable for a standard USB key, however it comes with the same features of any digital audio player. Sony's E-series come with OLED colour screens...

  • Future toilet aids men and saves the seat

    Future toilet aids men and saves the seat

    By 11 April 2007

    It's time to forget the toilet arguments and end them with the Future Toilet. Touching a toilet seat is not the most pleasant of bathroom activities; men either leave the seat in its position or leave it raised to annoyance of women. The Future Bathroom...

  • Facebook opts for facelift

    Facebook opts for facelift

    By 11 April 2007

    Facebook, the social networking site that hopes to take the mantle from MySpace and Bebo has announced a bunch of new features to its site available from today. Facebook has added new features to simplify individual profile navigation to keep tabs on...

  • iPhone can be installed on a Pocket PC

    iPhone can be installed on a Pocket PC

    By 11 April 2007

    Like most pieces of software they can become available on the web before the manufacturers can officially release it onto the market. This can be said for Apple's new iPhone. A Polish blogger is claiming he is using the iPhone software on his Microsoft...

  • Zune rumours hit the treadmill

    Zune rumours hit the treadmill

    By 11 April 2007

    Zune rumours or news has been quiet for sometime recently, however filtering through the web are talks that a Microsoft employee has spilled the beans on the next Zune. Even though it's not yet available in the UK, from the information available it seems...

  • MGM and United Artists join Apple iTunes store

    MGM and United Artists join Apple iTunes store

    By 11 April 2007

    You may have noticed, and the official announcement is expected today, that MGM and United Artists have started appearing on Apple's iTunes Store. Apple's move beyond music has now encapsulated some of the best movies of all time, listed amongst the New...

  • Belkin rids USB clutter with In-Desk Hubs

    Belkin rids USB clutter with In-Desk Hubs

    By 11 April 2007

    The USB answered our problems to CDs and floppy discs, and Belkin has now found the solution to the multitude of USB-controlled devices to plug into the PC. Belkin's answer to crawling behind the back of a desk-top or rummaging through wires to find the...

  • AVerMedia bring TV to your PC

    AVerMedia bring TV to your PC

    By 10 April 2007

    If you've taken TV viewing to the next level and access everything through your PC then AVerMedia Technologies are probably going to solve any problems you have accessing Analogue or digital TV. The AVerTV Hybrid USB is a hi-speed USB2 TV Tuner combining...